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Celebrate A Southern California Summer at Los Angeles’ Terranea Resort, A Destination Hotel

Summer Celebrations Programming Includes Exclusive Accommodation Packages, Culinary Offerings, Special Events and More

Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. (May 21, 2015) – Los Angeles’ Terranea Resort, A Destination Hotel, invites guests to pack a swimsuit and a sense of adventure during the resort’s Summer Celebrations programming that concludes the five year anniversary of Terranea. The seasonal experience invites guests and locals alike to soak in the Southern California sun and take part in all that Terranea has to offer. From exclusive dining and revitalizing wellness gatherings, to outdoor adventure and accommodations packages, the entire trip is sure to be memorable. Below is a sampling of the many ways to celebrate summer at Terranea this Memorial Day through the end of September.


Summer Stay Packages


  • Family Adventure - Families searching for a range of outdoor summer adventures can spend four nights at Terranea and choose from two water activities (kayaking, tide pooling, etc.) and two land activities (falconry, family golf, etc.). The package also includes daily breakfast for four at catalina kitchen ($60 value) and one evening of complimentary Kids Club fun for up to two kids. Use promo code: FAMILY.
  • Discover Terranea - Book three nights at Terranea and receive a fourth night complimentary. Valid May 21-September 30, 2015.
  • Stay More, Save More - Stay seven nights or more now through September 30, 2015 and receive 30% off. Pack the days with Pointe Discovery offerings like coastal and nature preserve hikes, exploring Terranea’s edible garden, falconry experiences, painting by the sea and much more. Use promo code: SAVE30. Book by September 26, 2015.
  • Land to Sea Culinary Immersion - Tailored to satisfy the inner foodie, the 3-day, 2-night package is an unparalleled culinary experience led by Executive Chef Bernard Ibarra. The experience includes a Catalina View Farm tour and cooking demo, access to the Chef’s Table Dinner Series, interactive workshops highlighting sea salt and honey harvesting, sommelier-led wine tasting, and much more. The package is available by request during select dates this summer including August 12 -14.


Summer Events and Happenings


  • Kickoff to Summer Fun - Celebrate the start of summer and Memorial Day weekend with family fun, including snow cones, craft booths, glow games, night sliding and s’mores. May 22-25; complimentary.
  • Shop ‘til You Drop - Check out Terranea’s boutiques throughout the summer for the season’s hottest trends.  Visit during the Memorial Day Shopping Celebration for featured brands like Helen Jon Swimwear in marea, TOMS in pointe discovery and Athena Designs Jewelry at The Spa. Enjoy during the exclusive 4th of July trunk shows at marea from Melissa Shoes, Vitamin A Swimwear and more.
  • Music on the Meadows - Guests and locals are invited to Terranea’s signature event, Music on the Meadows, on Sunday, May 31, with live musical performances, featuring the Old 97’s and Dustbowl Revival. Attendees can indulge in Farm-to-Terranea cuisine, along with a selection of wines, hand-crafted cocktails and craft beers.
  • Summer Music Series - Beginning Saturday, May 23 through Labor Day Weekend, Nelson’s presents live, local bands from the South Bay, along with signature culinary creations from Terranea’s food and beverage team. Saturdays and select Fridays, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Terranea Academy- The Terranea Academy of Fun presents a collection of specialized adventure camps made for children and teens ages 10-16. Camps include: Week 1 - The Artist Challenge, Week 2 - Farm-to-Table Cooking, and Week 3 - Pointe Discovery Adventure. Camps run July 13 - August 16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Friday Family Fun Night - On Friday nights from June 19 through September 4, families are invited to gather at the Resort Pool for laser light night sliding on the 140-foot waterslide, s’mores and plenty of family fun. The fun starts at 7:30 p.m. and goes until 9 p.m.


Celebrated Culinary Offerings


  • Wine Library Dinners - Enjoy an intimate dinner during this bi-monthly series featuring exclusive wine verticals from select wineries paired with a five-course specialty-tasting menu at mar’sel. Winemaker Marcus Notaro from Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars will host and pair the next dinner on July 16 where guests will also have the opportunity to purchase limited edition and library vintages.
  • Chef’s Table Dinner Series– The Chef’s Table Dinner Series allows guests to experience an intimate and interactive Farm-to-Terranea dining experience offering a seasonally–themed menu celebrating locally and sustainably grown ingredients. On August 13, guests can enjoy the Honey Bees themed menu benefiting the American Red Cross with wine pairings by Summerland Winery. Purchase two tickets and receive a complimentary room for the night of the event.
  • Celebration of Food and Wine – On September 26, Terranea will host the second annual Celebration of Food and Wine. The event offers special seminars and wine tastings lead by wine experts from around the world, featuring exclusive wine retail options, a selection of room packages, a VIP cocktail reception and more.
  • mar’sel Summer Tasting Menu - Experience summer favorites, fresh from Terranea’s garden and locally sourced by Chef Bernard Ibarra. Indulge in a multi-course menu along with wine pairings available all summer long.
  • Father’s Day - Cheers dad on June 21 with celebratory offerings around Terranea, including: Nelson’s Beer Festival featuring beer tastings along with live music and gourmet street food; delectable family-style brunch buffet at catalina kitchen; and an intimate three-course brunch at mar’sel. Guests can also treat dad to BBQ options along with a specialty bar in a poolside cabana at cielo point transformed into a “man cave” with flat screen TV and poker table.
  • Independence Day -Celebrate 4th of July with a special breakfast buffet at catalina kitchen or with a patriotic prix-fixe dinner at mar’sel.
  • Rum Tasting-Every Friday in July from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., sip on specialty rums paired with a menu of small bites around the fire pit at mar’sel and enjoy a custom, hand-rolled cigar to take home.
  • Rosé Tasting- Sip on cool summer wine and watch the sunset from the mar’sel terrace with perfectly paired small bites every Sunday in August from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.


Active Escapes


  • For the Yogi - In honor of September’s National Yoga Awareness Month, Terranea will host its annual outdoor Seaside Yoga Gathering on the Palos Verdes Lawn. The event will include a wellness marketplace, goody bags, tips from fitness experts and more. Sunday, September 20; open to the public. Also throughout the summer, yoga fans of all levels are invited to Full Moon Yoga to unwind under the warm, summer night sky. Participants are asked to bring their yoga mat and a $20 charitable donation. Gatherings will be held on June 2, July 1, July 31, and August 29 at 8 p.m. and September 27 at 7 p.m.
  • For the Golf Enthusiast - Golfers of all levels can sharpen their skills at The Links at Terranea this summer, beginning with the 4th Annual Terranea Team Golf Championship on Sunday, June 14, a Golf Academy Open House on Sunday, July 12 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. and the 2nd Annual Terranea Two-Player Championship to follow on Sunday, July 26.
  • For the Water Lover - Aqua adventurers can explore the nearby area with day trips to Catalina Island, stand-up paddle boarding, kayorkling, tide pooling, whale watching and more. For a break from the ocean, guests can enjoy the new Vista Pool, opening in late-summer 2015, which will serve as a relaxing oasis for guests ages 13 and older.
  • For the Day Tripper - With Terranea as a home-base and one of the eco-friendly vehicles from the resort’s Lexus fleet, venture out to Los Angeles’ area attractions with day trips throughout the South Bay for sightseeing in Redondo Beach, to the Westside for quirky eats in Venice, or to downtown LA for a trip back through Hollywood history.


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